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Innocent Nwibe, a 29-year-old man who was caught robbing houses at Lekki Phase 1, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment with hard labour.

This online news platform understands that Innocent was caught scaling the fence of three residents of Lekki Phase 1, Lekki, Lagos at midnight to rob them of properties valued about N500,000 by vigilant security men.

The young man was reported to be an origin of Ogoja Cross River State, Southern Nigerian was convicted by Magistrate A.M Davies at the Igbosere Magistrates’ Court after being found guilty of the facts of the case presented before the court by the police counsel, Reuben Solomon and to the six charges of robbery allegation laid against him.

The Police Council had told the court who handled the case  No.H/38/2019 that the accused, on 14 July 2019, scaled the fence of the three complainants, Adamu Dauda, Abdul Mojeed Jimoh, and Fela Ola at their Plot 4, Engineer George Enamoh Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos and robbed them of Galaxy, Infinix, Huawei, Gionee, Viva Phones and Shoes valued about N500, 000 and was caught by the security men on duty as he tried to escape.

He said that the accused during the investigation had acknowledged the crime, saying that he committed the robbery a day after he completed the community jailed terms he was sentenced for stealing, adding that he believed that his Family curse is behind his travail.

Solomon said the offenses were punishable under sections 411, 287, 308, 406, 329 and 168 of the Criminal law of Lagos State, 2015.

The accused pleaded guilty to the charges and Magistrate A.M Davies subsequently sentenced him to two years imprisonment with hard labour without an option of fine.

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